DURHAM, N.H. The University of New Hampshire women's hockey team outshot St. Lawrence 23-11 over the final two periods, but dropped a 1-0 decision to the Saints Saturday evening in non-conference action at the Whittemore Center.
After a scoreless first period, St. Lawrence netted the game's only at 10:56 of the second period when Vicky Hauck netted her third goal of the year for the Saints. Ricki-Lee Doyle and Christin Powers assisted on the tally.
In the third, UNH's best chance to score came midway through the period when Chandy Kaip (Radville, Sask.) skated in front of the SLU net alone but was denied twice by SLU goalie Rachel Barrie (33 saves). Moments later, A slap shot by Allison Edgar (Brigden, Ont.) was stopped by Barrie and Carolyn Gordon (Petrolia, Ont.) chipped her shot off the rebound wide of the left post.
UNH pulled goaltender Jen Huggon (Plymouth, Mass.) (22 saves) with one minute remaining, but the Wildcats were held at bay by the Saints.
The 'Cats, who had a 33-23 shot advantage in the game, now stand at 11-5-1 (6-1-0 ECAC East), while St. Lawrence improves to 9-5-1 (5-1-0 ECAC North)
After the holiday break, the Wildcats resume the 2001-02 season Jan. 4 at Quinnipiac University. The next UNH home game is January 6 at 2 p.m. against Providence at the Whittemore Center. That game can be seen on New Hampshire Public Television and heard on WTSN 1270 AM.